City firefighter injured in accidental shooting



A City of Perry firefighter was critically injured during an accidental shooting Tuesday afternoon and remains hospitalized at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH).

Josh Sheffield was at home with his 20-month-old son, Jackson, cleaning a gun when it discharged. The bullet struck him in the left upper chest/shoulder area.

PHOTO: City firefighter Josh Sheffield, shown here with his son, Jackson, is recovering at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after being accidently shot while trying to unload a gun. An account has been established for the family to help with expenses while he remains out of work recovering.

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